© 2021 WLRN
MIAMI | SOUTH FLORIDA
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
News
The grief and mourning continue for the 17 students and staff killed on the afternoon of Feb. 14 during a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. But something else is happening among the anguish of the interrupted lives of the victims and survivors. Out of the agony, activism has emerged and students from across South Florida are speaking out together asking for stricter gun controls. Here's a list of grief counseling resources available for the community.

Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony Officially Files To Run For Election

IMG_104BrowardSheriff07N_2_1_P7F7F2L3_L446981603.jpeg
PEDRO PORTAL
/
MIAMI HERALD
Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony

Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony on Monday officially launched his campaign for next year’s high-stakes election, setting up a showdown with his predecessor who was ousted from the post after the Parkland school shooting.

Tony, a Democrat who is making his first run for elected office, has a formidable opponent among the eight other candidates — ousted Sheriff Scott Israel, who was elected in 2012 and 2016 and wants his old job back.

Tony said his 10 months as sheriff stands in contrast to his predecessor’s tenure, which he said was marred by “mediocre training requirements" and “disregarded internal policies.”

Read more at the Sun Sentinel.